A Very Big Ocean

Remember when BP CEO, Tony Hayward, got into deep water with this statement:

“The Gulf of Mexico is a very big ocean. The amount of volume of oil and dispersant we are putting into it is tiny in relation to the total water volume,”

Seems he wasn’t completely talking nonsense. From the Telegraph:

BP oil spill in Gulf of Mexico disperses quicker than was feared

Two weeks after BP finally managed to plug a hole that had leaked 200 million gallons of crude oil, officials said the pollutants were dispersing and evaporating. Adm Thad Allen, the national incident commander, said: “It’s becoming a very elusive bunch of oil for us to find.”

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